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  1. How the Princeton Review told college applicants to play up or play down ethnicityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    'If you are black attach a photo to your application - if you are Asian don't': How the Princeton Review told college applicants to play up or play down their ethnicity The Princeton Review, a prominent test prep company, produced a guide telling college applicants to play up or play down their ethnicity The Princeton Review, a test preparation and college admission service, produced a guide telling college applicants to play up or play down their ethnicity. An eight-page section called 'Ethnic Background' advises prospective students who are black, Hispanic, or Asian on the types of topics they should bring up.


  2. Secondary school launches Young Road Safety projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Luton Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A new Young Road Safety Officer scheme for high schools was launched by pupils at the Al Hikmah secondary school on Wednesday, November 19. Luton Borough Council planned the project after Mohammed Sowab Ali, one of the trustees at the Bury Park school, requested road safety education for its pupils.


  3. Levy lossRead the original story

    Yesterday | Press

    The loss of a 5.9-mill levy in the Oregon City Schools District earlier this month is prompting Superintendent Lonny Rivera to reevaluate the reasons behind the defeat. Voters on Nov. 4 soundly defeated the levy 60.23 percent to 39.77 percent, according to unofficial results by the Lucas County board of elections.


  4. Teens prescribed anxiety, sleep medications likelier to illegally abuse them laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysOrg Weblog

    The medical community may be inadvertently creating a new generation of illegal, recreational drug users by prescribing anti-anxiety or sleep medications to teenagers, say University of Michigan researchers. Teens prescribed anxiety or sleep medications are up to 12 times more likely to abuse those drugs than those who had never had a prescription, either by using someone else's prescription pills or to get high or experiment, according to a study from the U-M School of Nursing.


  5. Struggle continues for children's literatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Trinidad Guardian

    This month marks a major milestone in my life. It is the first anniversary of the publication of Wishing for Wings, but it's also the tenth anniversary of the publication of Legend of the St Ann's Flood.


  6. This holiday season, try to focus less on physical gifts and more on experiential onesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TreeHugger

    Giving gifts just for the sake of giving loses its noble purpose when it results in an overstuffed house and more trash in our landfill sites. My family and I are preparing to leave for two months in Brazil, which means that we'll be away for Christmas.


  7. UC: The hidden cost of tuition hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Democrat

    If the University of California hikes its fees, defying the governor's tuition freeze, students won't be the only ones footing the bill. Taxpayers would likely end up paying an extra $45 million next year alone, and at least $250 million more annually by 2019 - for their share of the rising costs.


  8. Utah girl, 12, accidentally shot dead by sibling: policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    The Kaysville middle school girl, identified by friends as Adelaide Clinger, gave a Thanksgiving-themed speech about her love for family and friends just hours before the fatal shooting. Police urged gun owners to safely store their weapons.


  9. For This Young Entrepreneur, the First Step to Growing a Business Was Growing UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Entrepreneur Magazine

    For most people, the decade between 18 and 28 is transformative. Often, it's in those angst-ridden, exciting years that you begin to find your voice as an individual and carve out your professional career.


  10. BESA press release: BESA research reveals an increasing interest in science in schoolsRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    As education secretary Nicky Morgan delivers her keynote speech at the launch of Your Life campaign, aimed at inspiring young people to study maths and science, new BESA research has today revealed that 75 per cent of schools are prioritising science over other core subjects. The survey of 387 science co-ordinators and heads of department conducted in September 2014 by the British Educational Suppliers Association also showed that 89 per cent of primary and 94 per cent of secondary students are more interested in science than in previous years.


  11. 200 Student-Athletes to Participate in the 6th ASEAN Schools Games Held in Manila from 29 NovRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    The student-athletes are from a total of 48 secondary schools and junior colleges. Mr Hawazi Daipi, Senior Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Manpower, will be gracing the ASG as Vice-president of the ASEAN Schools Sports Council .


  12. Emotional Detachment When Parenting AdolescentsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Psychology Today

    Detachment Parenting of adolescents , as contrasted with Attachment Parenting of children has two components for the adults to adjust to -- social and emotional. Although neither adjustment is easy, the second can be most challenging to do.


  13. Girl pupil, 13, raped by classmate on school grounds after sex education lessonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    A teenage boy has admitted raping a 13-year-old classmate just after they had been in a sex education lesson together. The student, who cannot be named, led the young victim to a secluded part of the grounds in a North Wales school and then attacked her.


  14. Newport schools ranked in top 10 in WalesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South Wales Argus

    Bassaleg School and Caerleon Comprehensive have featured in the top 10 state secondary schools in Wales produced by the Sunday Times Parent Power. Bassaleg was ranked the second best performing school in Wales with 63.8 per cent of pupils achieving A* to B at A-Levels and 43.9 per cent of GCSE pupils gaining A* to A grades.


  15. HDSB to host high school options meetingsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Independent & Free Press

    Halton District School Board is hosting a series of Pathways planning information sessions to enable parents and Grades 7-12 students to explore high school program options. The public board offers more than 70 programs to help students choose a pathway after high school- apprenticeship, college, university or the workplace. 1 comment

  16. Music teacher of the year Elin Non Ennis.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tivyside Advertiser

    Former Ysgol y Preseli pupil Elin Non Ennis was recently presented with the Secondary School Music Teacher of the Year Award in front of 5,000 people at London's Royal Albert Hall. The Classic FM Music Teacher of the Year Awards celebrate and reward teachers who have made a difference to the musical lives of young people.


  17. With ethics classes receiving upgrade in 2018, worries of nationalism riseRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Japan Times

    Starting in the 2018 academic year, so-called "dotoku" will be part of the regular curriculum in elementary and junior high schools, instead of its current status as an "activity outside the set subjects." It is a controversial change, because of the politically charged question of what ethics should be taught and how students should be evaluated.


  18. Family bikers want "no-drop" street designs, representation on Nutter's Bicycle Advocacy BoardRead the original story

    Yesterday | PlanPhilly

    This open letter to Michael Nutter from cyclist moms Dena Driscoll and Marni Duffy asking him to appoint a family biking advocate to the new Philadelphia Bicycle Advocacy Board provides an interesting introduction to the idea of the "design user."


  19. Future's bright for Adams scholarship winners from Fitchburg HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sentinel & Enterprise

    Nearly 80 Fitchburg High School students received John and Abigail Adams Scholarships Friday, which Principal Jeremy Roche calculated could be worth as much as $20,000 each if they were to attend UMass Amherst. Students must score within the "advanced" brackets in English or a STEM category on their MCAS score, get proficient levels in the rest of the subjects as well as score within the top 25 percent in their graduating class.


  20. Boko Haram: 180, 000 Residents Displaced - GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The Bama Development Foundation said on Sunday that it had registered 180,000 Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, from Bama taking refuge in Maiduguri. "We have recorded about 180,000 IDPs from Bama taking shelters in four different camps in Maiduguri as at Oct. 31. "The camps are located at the Yerwa Girls Secondary School, Women Teachers College, NYSC Orientation Camp and Government Girls College, Maiduguri", he said.